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in Richmond, VA

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Bachelors Degree in a human services or related field OR Bachelors degree in nonrelated field with 15 semester hours in human services.

QMHP-A Board Certification

This position involves the provision of an array of counseling and educational services.

Provide one-on-one behavioral support services to clients experiencing a crisis jeopardizing their current placement.

Initiate and facilitate de-escalation techniques and strategies to assist the client in maintaining self-control.

Use good interpersonal communication skills to gain client cooperation and resolve conflicts.

Attend staff meetings and trainings as required (supervision is provided weekly and trainings are at least monthly)

Collaborate with referral source and other treatment providers .

Assess, evaluate and monitor the safety of the client and others at all times.

Exercise appropriate intervention in accordance with the least restrictive alternative to protect client from harming self or others.

Coordinate closely with other staff and community partners to ensure the appropriateness of treatment modalities and services being provided.

Be available for 24 Hour Emergency Crisis Response to assigned participant

Develop and implement plans for discharge including mobilization of resources for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation & recovery.

Maintain high quality documentation of all case work, completed in a timely manner and consistent with outlined program policies and licensure requirements.

Notify Supervisor of any significant client medical complaint(s), unusual events, accidents, medical problems, property damage or maintenance concern, etc.

Provide support and linkage to community resources for participants

Monitor mental health symptoms, compliance with medication regimen, health nutrition and physical condition of participants.

Ensure that every Incident Report is completed immediately after the incident and submitted to the direct supervisor or Director the same day

Other duties as assigned